Posts by Bill Palmer

Braven BRV-BANK Portable Backup Battery: Review

Portable backup batteries are quickly becoming commoditized, but Braven is trying to fight back against that trend by giving the BRV-BANK a feature set which most wouldn’t have imagined for such a product. The premise behind the standard backup battery is that it comes with a USB port or two, connects to your smartphones and…

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Blue Mo-Fi Powered Hi-Fi Headphones: Review

Blue, a company best known for its microphone products, has finally made the leap into the increasingly popular headphone market. And instead of going the standard fare route, the Blue Mo-Fi is aimed at disrupting the high end of the market. Various vendors offer amplifiers which aim to boost the quality of the compressed music…

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Braven 710 Bluetooth Speaker: Review

The Braven 710 is the latest attempt by the tech industry to push the limits of sonic quality over bluetooth wireless frequencies within a small package. The product is cased in aluminum and tries to stand out with metallic color choices like gold and blue and silver, but what ultimately stands out is its audio…

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Boom Swimmer Bluetooth Speaker: Review

The rise of bluetooth wireless speakers means that users can listen to the audio from their smartphone or tablet in environments where taking the device itself wouldn’t be practical. Naturally, that trend has spread to waterproof speakers. The Boom Swimmer isn’t the first to tackle this concept, but it does take a unique approach to…

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